Tuesday, September 23, 2008

Spliced feed for The Science Network

Spliced feed for The Science Network

Fruit : Edible, Inedible, Incredible [SciScoop Science Blog]


Seeds are the most sophisticated and precious organs produced by plants because they carry the next generation. But, it is the fruit that bears the seed that provides the focus of this astounding book. Think of fruit and the word will most likely conjure up memories of crunchy apples, strawberries and cream, peeling bananas, and succulent melons.

MacArthur ‘genius’ on black holes [Earth & Sky Podcast]

Posted: 23 Sep 2008 04:09 AM CDT

Hear astronomer Andrea Ghez of UCLA, who received a 2008 MacArthur ‘genius’ grant for her work on black holes. She’s proved not only that supermassive black holes exist, but that one exists at the very center of our galaxy.

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